Credit Scores

Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Credit Scores

Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports

Is your applicant just down on his or her luck or irresponsible? Here's how to find out.
Finance

8 Ways to Build and Improve Your Personal Credit Score

You can help build your business's credit by making sure your personal credit score is top-notch. These seven tips can help.
Startups

This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated

RevolutionCredit says the current method of determining a person's creditworthiness is 'inadequate and insufficient.'
Finance

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
Finance

How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000

Your credit score is important when it comes to managing your personal finances. Here's how to take better control of it.
Finance

How to Fix Mistakes on Your Credit Report

Are the errors you find while reviewing your credit reports fixable? Some are, and one personal finance expert outlines the steps you can take to correct the problems.
Finance

9 Strategies for Improving Your Credit Rating

Start cleaning up your credit rating and improving your credit scores with these smart tips from a personal finance expert.
Finance

Entrepreneurs Suspect Credit-Rehab Service Misled Them

A close look into Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., a credit-management firm, has turned up troubling facts, according to a published report.
Finance

Negotiating Secrets: How to Convince Creditors Not to Ruin Your Credit Score

Not everything in your credit history has to show up on your credit report. Here's how to convince your creditors to remove or modify negative information.
Finance

Five Ways to Build Business Credit

Consider these options to start building an enviable credit history for your small business.
Finance

How to Boost Your Business Credit Score

Knowing what your credit report means is critical to your business and personal life.
Pitching Investors

The 5 Things You Must Do Before Approaching Any Investor

How to show financial backers that your business has what it takes to succeed.